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April 19, 1938; H. s. CALKINS ~ _ ' ‘2,114,870 GOLF BAG AND ACCESSORY THEREFOR Fiied June 5', 19:57 ’~ 'INVENTOR 144F010] 72/44?’- (HZ/0N5 , BY . “ . ‘ ATTORNEY ' Patented Apr. 19, 1938 _ 2,114,870‘ UNITED STATES ATENT. OFFICE ' 2,114,870 GOLF BAG AND ACCESSORY THEREFOR Harold Stuart Calkins, Wayland, Mich. Application June 5, 1937, Serial No. 146,639 2 Claims. (Cl. 150-—-1.5) This invention relates to golf bags and ac cessories therefor. It is particularly directed to a golf bag accessory at the open end of the bag from one of the split edges, when moved to fully open position. - The lower portion of strap l4 receives the up for keeping the golf clubs from knocking together . per end of the golf bag. Within the upper por tion of said strap and above the golf bag is a disc 5 when Within the bag. An object of this invention is to provide a golf or plate 20 of resilient, compressible or ?exible bag with accessory of the character described for material such as sponge rubber. The periphery of disc 20 contacts the inner surface of strap I4 holding the golf clubs upright and against move ment whereby the stayed bag will stand up on ‘ and maybe vulcanized or otherwise attached thereto. The strap I4 forms a'depending skirt 7 10 any fairly level place. on plate 20 receiving the upper end of the golf Still another object of this invention is to pro' vide an accessory of the character described bag. Said disc or plate 210 is formed with a plurality which may easily be detachably attached to 'golf bags now in use. 15 of spaced vertical through openings 2|, arranged - 'Yet another object of this invention is to pro vide a strong, rugged and durable golf bag ac cessory, which shall comprise few and simple in any suitable manner, preferably in circular 15 rows of equiangularly spaced openings, with an additional central opening, so that the openings parts, be relatively inexpensive to manufacture, will be fairly equally distributed or balanced. The openings are preferably circular and of such and which shall yet be practical and efficient to 20 a high degree in use. g 7 Other objects of this'invention will in part be obvious and in part hereinafter pointed out. The inventionraccordingly consists in the fea tures of construction, combinations of elements, 25 and arrangement of parts which will be exem pli?ed in the construction hereinafter described, and of which the scope of application will be in dicated in the following claims. dimension that when the handle of a club is in serted therethrough into the bag, the handle will be gripped by a yielding resilient pressure, as seen in Fig. 1. In said ?gure there is shown a golf club 25 in serted into the bag through an opening 2| and 25 held against slipping out or side-sway. When more than one club is inserted in to the bag, the clubs cannot knock together, thus preventing in In the accompanying drawing, in which is .jury to the clubs and rattling. 30 shown one of the various possible illustrative em bodiments of this invention, ' Fig. 1 is a side elevational view of the upper part of a golf bag provided with an accessory em bodying the invention, with parts broken way in 35 cross-section; and Fig. 2 is a top plan view of the golf bag and ac cesso-ry. 4 Referring now in detail to the drawing, I0 des ignates a golf bag which may be of usual con struction, and provided with an accessory I I em bodying the invention, assembled therewith in the novel manner hereinafter described. The golf bag Ill comprises a generally cylin drical wall l2 having an upper rim edge I3. My improved accessory II for holding the golf clubs against knocking together and in upright position, comprises a cylindrical strap M of rubber or any other suitable material, having a longi 50 tudinal split 15 extending upwardly from a low er edge, substantially half way up. At the upper end of split i5, is a slot H5 or enlarged opening, crossing said split. The edges at the split H‘) are provided with complementary fasteners l1 actu 55 ated by slider 18. The slider I8 is detachable As shown in the drawing, the usual carrying strap 26 of the golf bag I0 passes through the slot H3 adjacent the point where the upper end of said strap is attached to the golf bag. The slider actuated fasteners I‘! close the slot l6 and hold the accessory H on the golf bag. The accessory H may be removed by pulling the slider I8 down and detaching the same from one of the edges of the split l5. With my improved accessory the weight of the 40 clubs in the bag is balanced, so that the bag may stand upright on any fairly level place. It will thus be seen that there is provided a device in which the several objects of this in vention are achieved. and which is well adapted 45 > to meet the conditions of practical use. As various possible embodiments might be made of the above invention, and as various changes might be made in the embodiments above set forth, it is to be understood that all matter 50 herein set forth or shown in the accompanying drawing is to be interpreted as illustrative and not in a limiting sense. Having thus described my invention, I claim 2 2,114,870 as new and desire to secure by Letters Patent: 1. In combination, a golf bag, and a plate made of ?exible, compressible material attachedto the upper open end of the bag and entirely cov ering said open end, and being formed with spaced, through openings to receive golf clubs. and a depending skirt on said plate receiving the upper end of said golf bag, said skirt having a split extending up from its lower edge, and a slot crossing the upper end of said split, a car rying strap on said golf bag passing through said slot, and means for fastening together the edges of said split. 2. An accessory for a golf bag comprising a ?at circular disc of sponge rubber, and a skirt of rubber vulcanized to the periphery of said disc and depending therefrom, said skirt having a split extending to the bottom edge thereof, and an enlarged opening at the upper end of said split, and means for attaching together the edges of said split. 10 HAROLD S. CALKINS.